Militant killed in gunfight in Srinagar's Harwan: police
Security forces on standby near the site of an encounter in Srinagar. [Representational Picture]Aman Farooq/GK File

Militant killed in gunfight in Srinagar's Harwan: police

The identity of the slain militant was not immediately known.

Srinagar Dec 19: An unidentified militant was killed in a gunfight with security forces in Harwan area of Srinagar on Sunday.

"SrinagarEncounterUpdate: 01 unidentified #terrorist killed. Search going on. Further details shall follow, " a police spokesman said.

Quoting sources, news agency GNS reported that the slain militant was affiliated with the LeT outfit and "seems to be a foreigner".

The encounter broke out in the early hours today after security forces cordoned the area following a tip off about the presence of the militant there.

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